ammonic etymology

English word ammonic comes from English -ic, English ammonia

Detailed word origin of ammonic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
ammonia English (eng) (inorganic compound) A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH3, with a pungent smell and taste.
ammonic English (eng) (anatomy) Relating to the cornu ammonis.. (inorganic chemistry) Relating to ammonia.

Words with the same origin as ammonic

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of ammonia
K-hole amide aminase amination amine aminic aminimide aminoalkynylation aminoanthraquinone aminocandin aminolevulinic aminopyridine aminotetralin aminyl amitriptyline ammonemia ammonify ammonuria ammoxidation hyperaminoacidemia monomethylamine vitamin vitaminic vitaminize